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NFL Salary Rankings NFL Salary Rankings

Listing the top salaries, cap hits, cash, earnings, contracts, and bonuses, for all active NFL players.

2018 Base Rankings

Player base
1

Kirk Cousins

Quarterback
$22,500,000
2

DeMarcus Lawrence

Defensive End
$17,143,000

Ezekiel Ansah

Defensive End
$17,143,000
4

Russell Wilson

Quarterback
$15,500,000
5

Calais Campbell

Defensive End
$15,000,000
6

Justin Houston

Outside Linebacker
$14,750,000
7

Le'Veon Bell

Running Back
$14,544,000
8

Cam Newton

Quarterback
$14,500,000
9

Ndamukong Suh

Defensive Tackle
$14,000,000
10

Andy Dalton

Quarterback
$13,700,000
11

Malik Jackson

Defensive Tackle
$13,500,000
12

Josh Norman

Cornerback
$13,300,000
13

Alex Smith

Quarterback
$13,000,000

A.J. Bouye

Cornerback
$13,000,000
15

Olivier Vernon

Outside Linebacker
$12,750,000
16

Kawann Short

Defensive Tackle
$12,500,000

DeAndre Hopkins

Wide Receiver
$12,500,000

Chandler Jones

Defensive End
$12,500,000
19

Jadeveon Clowney

Outside Linebacker
$12,306,000

Anthony Barr

Outside Linebacker
$12,306,000
21

Gerald McCoy

Defensive Tackle
$12,250,000
22

Andrew Luck

Quarterback
$12,000,000

Russell Okung

Left Tackle
$12,000,000

Joe Flacco

Quarterback
$12,000,000

Ben Roethlisberger

Quarterback
$12,000,000
26

LaMarcus Joyner

Free Safety
$11,287,000
27

Jason Pierre-Paul

Defensive End
$11,250,000

Melvin Ingram

Defensive End
$11,250,000
29

Eric Fisher

Left Tackle
$11,150,000
30

DeSean Jackson

Wide Receiver
$11,000,000

T.Y. Hilton

Wide Receiver
$11,000,000

J.J. Watt

Defensive End
$11,000,000

Larry Fitzgerald

Wide Receiver
$11,000,000

Patrick Peterson

Cornerback
$11,000,000

Aqib Talib

Cornerback
$11,000,000
36

Jamie Collins

Outside Linebacker
$10,650,000
37

Jurrell Casey

Defensive Tackle
$10,600,000
38

A.J. Green

Wide Receiver
$10,550,000
39

Eli Manning

Quarterback
$10,500,000
40

Clay Matthews

Outside Linebacker
$10,400,000

Xavier Rhodes

Cornerback
$10,400,000
42

Robert Quinn

Defensive End
$10,333,301
43

Drew Brees

Quarterback
$10,200,000

Terron Armstead

Left Tackle
$10,200,000
45

Tyron Smith

Left Tackle
$10,000,000

Logan Ryan

Cornerback
$10,000,000

Tyrod Taylor

Quarterback
$10,000,000

Philip Rivers

Quarterback
$10,000,000

Kevin Zeitler

Guard
$10,000,000

Bobby Wagner

Inside Linebacker
$10,000,000
51

Marcell Dareus

Defensive Tackle
$9,925,000
52

Trent Williams

Left Tackle
$9,850,000
53

Kelechi Osemele

Guard
$9,700,000
54

Matthew Stafford

Quarterback
$9,500,000
55

Ja'Wuan James

Right Tackle
$9,341,000
56

Cordy Glenn

Left Tackle
$9,250,000
57

Riley Reiff

Left Tackle
$9,100,000
58

Ryan Kerrigan

Outside Linebacker
$9,000,000

Julio Jones

Wide Receiver
$9,000,000

Robert Alford

Cornerback
$9,000,000

Brandon Linder

Center
$9,000,000

Joe Haden

Cornerback
$9,000,000
63

Eric Berry

Strong Safety
$8,900,000
64

Lavonte David

Outside Linebacker
$8,750,000
65

Dee Ford

Outside Linebacker
$8,718,000

C.J. Mosley

Inside Linebacker
$8,718,000

Deone Bucannon

Outside Linebacker
$8,718,000
68

Cameron Jordan

Defensive End
$8,650,000
69

Randall Cobb

Wide Receiver
$8,600,000
70

Jimmie Ward

Cornerback
$8,526,000

Darqueze Dennard

Cornerback
$8,526,000

Bradley Roby

Cornerback
$8,526,000

Jason Verrett

Cornerback
$8,526,000
74

Stephon Gilmore

Cornerback
$8,500,000

Desmond Trufant

Cornerback
$8,500,000

Alex Mack

Center
$8,500,000

Demaryius Thomas

Wide Receiver
$8,500,000

Earl Thomas

Free Safety
$8,500,000
79

Kelvin Benjamin

Wide Receiver
$8,459,000
80

Mike Evans

Wide Receiver
$8,258,000
81

Jordan Reed

Tight End
$8,250,000

Emmanuel Sanders

Wide Receiver
$8,250,000

Doug Baldwin

Wide Receiver
$8,250,000
84

Joe Staley

Left Tackle
$8,050,000
85

Rob Gronkowski

Tight End
$8,000,000

Geno Atkins

Defensive Tackle
$8,000,000

Cameron Wake

Defensive End
$8,000,000

Case Keenum

Quarterback
$8,000,000

Derek Wolfe

Defensive End
$8,000,000

Kelvin Beachum

Left Tackle
$8,000,000

T.J. Lang

Guard
$8,000,000

Bruce Irvin

Defensive End
$8,000,000
93

Kenny Stills

Wide Receiver
$7,975,000
94

Andre Branch

Defensive End
$7,900,000
95

Kiko Alonso

Outside Linebacker
$7,875,000
96

Damon Harrison

Defensive Tackle
$7,750,000
97

Ron Leary

Guard
$7,650,000

Harrison Smith

Free Safety
$7,650,000
99

Devin McCourty

Free Safety
$7,500,000

Keenan Allen

Wide Receiver
$7,500,000